Bug 1302009 - (CVE-2008-7316) CVE-2008-7316 kernel: writev regression: pan hanging unkillable and un-straceable
CVE-2008-7316 kernel: writev regression: pan hanging unkillable and un-strace...
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2016-01-26 09:13 EST by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2018-02-07 18:10 EST (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-01-26 09:13:05 EST
A flaw was discovered in Linux kernel. Zero length iovecs can go into an infinite loop in writev, because the
iovec iterator does not always advance over them.

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